Provincial A Championship, March 11 & 12
The Oakville Speedsters came away with five medals at the Provincial A speed skating championships in Clarington earlier this month.
GOLD: Helios He, Andrew Liou and Alexander Giannotti won in the boys’ 11, 12 and 13 age groups, respectively.
SILVER: Dania El Sammak, 15, earned a silver medal in the Open Women’s division for skaters ages 14 and up. Nicole Vrazinovski rounded out the event with a bronze.
TOP SIX: Sherise Gratton, Alina Santos, Connor Waters, Kai Abdool, Jaden Lo, Frank Feng and Samuel Mathew all earned top-six finishes.
Aaron Xie & Andrew Xu, your club is proud of your efforts.
Former Oakville speed skater, Ryan McAnuff, meanwhile, was skating in the Short Track 2017 World Championships in Rotterdam on the weekend, representing Ireland.
McAuff finished 36th overall out of 57 elite short track skaters from around the world. His best finish was 29th in the 500 metres.
Matt O’Donnell, head coach of the Oakville club, volunteered to coach the Irish team of Sean and Ryan McAnuff on their inaugural World Cup journey.